main contractor

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general contractor

The prime contractor who is responsible for most of the work at the construction site, including that performed by the subcontractors.
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The main contractor has no choice but to terminate the contract or reduce the scope of work of the subcontractor, or support the appointed sub by providing supplemental staffing, assisting with payroll and directly procuring equipment and materials.
It is the main contractor on the $42- million government services office complex in Sault Ste.
As per the project schedules on 1st July 2010, the year 2011 is expected to witness a growth of over 8% in terms of main contractor awards for the GCC countries combined while the year 2010 is likely to witness negative growth rates amounting to nearly 4%.
ABP wishes to appoint a single main contractor or multiple main contractors who will complete a programme of high mast area lighting replacement projects using the latest LED technology.
Camilleri Roofing from the Vale of Glamorgan has been appointed to do the re-roofing work for Graham Construction, the main contractor, and the Old Town Hall restoration partnership.
These faceless interactions have weakened relationships between client and main contractor, main contractor and sub contractor.
GMI Construction, which is main contractor on the Kirklees College scheme at Chapel Hill in Huddersfield, has been awarded consecutive refurbishment contracts by Town Centre Securities at the prestigious Urban Exchange development in Manchester.
The workers who stopped work were hired by subcontractors of a main contractor, who has projects both in the KAFD and KSU," a subcontractor who requested anonymity told Arab News on Thursday.
South Tyneside College has now appointed Newcastle-based SURGO as the main contractor for the multi-million pound project.
It was agreed to expedite the efforts by all parties to meet the dead line for the offers submission within three weeks, after which the evaluation process will be carried out by ECG team towards selecting the main contractor for this phase.
Sun Engineering is the main contractor for Executive Bay and Capital Bay, Modern Building Construction Company is building Commercial Square, Water's Edge and Business Central, while Drake and Scull subsidiary, Gulf Technical Construction Company is the main contractor for Park Central and The Corner.
Summary: DUBAI - The Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group, owners of City of Arabia, a $5 billion retail, residential, commercial and entertainment destination in Dubailand, has appointed Dhabi Contracting as the main contractor for Wadi Walk.